dtdIsAttribute {XML}R Documentation

Query if a name is a valid attribute of a DTD element.

Description

Examines the definition of the DTD element definition identified by element to see if it supports an attribute named name.

Usage

dtdIsAttribute(name, element, dtd)

Arguments

name The name of the attribute being queried
element The name of the element whose definition is to be used to obtain the list of valid attributes.
dtd The DTD containing the definition of the elements, specifically element.

Details

Value

A logical value indicating if the list of attributes suppported by the specified element has an entry named name. This does indicate what type of value that attribute has, whether it is required, implied, fixed, etc.

Author(s)

Duncan Temple Lang

References

http://www.w3.org/XML, http://www.jclark.com/xml, http://www.omegahat.org

See Also

parseDTD, dtdElement, xmlAttrs

Examples

 dtdFile <- system.file("exampleData", "foo.dtd", package="XML")
 foo.dtd <- parseDTD(dtdFile)

    # true
  dtdIsAttribute("numRecords", "dataset", foo.dtd)

    # false
  dtdIsAttribute("date", "dataset", foo.dtd)

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